Music Symbol Cards Set 1


These cards are used throughout Music Mind Games in beginning to advanced games. They teach students symbols, signs, and useful terms. This familiarity helps students better interpret written music.


Cards, arranged in order of difficulty, include:

  • whole note and whole rest
  • half note and half rest
  • quarter note and quarter
  • eighth note and eighth
  • sixteenth note and sixteenth
  • treble clef, bass clef, alto clef, tenor
  • staff, bar line, measure, line, space, grand staff, ledger line
  • pianissimo, piano, mezzo piano, mezzo
  • forte, forte, fortissimo
  • crescendo, decrescendo
  • diminuendo
  • ritardando
  • a tempo
  • legato, and staccato



  • 36 cards 2.5 inches (7 cm) tall and 2.5 inches (7 cm) wide
  • Instructions for three games

    1. Dynamics
    2. Fine - Dynamics
    3. U2 MS-4 I See